[ntp:questions] Re: Are tick and tickadj NTP specific variables?
ryandrk at hotmail.com
Fri Aug 15 09:45:34 UTC 2003
Thank you for your reply Dr. Mills.
"David L. Mills" <mills at udel.edu> wrote in message news:<3F3C5306.4C8BB4F at udel.edu>...
> The tick and tickadj are variables in some Unix kernels, by no means
> all. The tickadj program in the NTP distribution can be used to adjust
> the values of these variables, assuming the kernel has them.
> Drk Ryan wrote:
> > Reading more on this I think that tick is *not* an NTP specific
> > variable, while tickadj is an NTP specific variable.
> > Is this correct?
> > ryandrk at hotmail.com (Drk Ryan) wrote in message news:<de98eac0.0308041049.6aafa6f3 at posting.google.com>...
> > > I'm coming from a Windows background and I'm trying to understand
> > > about Unix clock models.
> > > My question is:
> > > Are the kernel variables tick and tickadj part of the of-the-shelf
> > > Unix distribution or are they NTP specific?
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